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how openstack decide kvm or qemu

asked 2016-10-19 00:22:35 -0500

harshal gravatar image

If i have few compute node with qemu and few with kvm then how openstack will decide which hypervisor need to be chose to chose.

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answered 2016-10-19 12:57:24 -0500

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Nova selects the hypervisor using computefilter and imagepropertiesfilter. E.g you can set the hypervisor type for an image. Then all VMs launched with that image will end up in the correct compute node:

https://access.redhat.com/documentation/en-US/Red_Hat_Enterprise_Linux_OpenStack_Platform/5/html/Configuration_Reference_Guide/section_compute-scheduler.html#imagepropertiesfilter (https://access.redhat.com/documentati...)

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Thank you its very helpful.

harshal gravatar imageharshal ( 2016-10-20 01:31:22 -0500 )edit
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answered 2016-10-26 12:35:31 -0500

Scott MacNeill gravatar image

In the nova-compute.conf file:

[libvirt] ... virt_type = kvm

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